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Turin, Alberta

Turin
Hamlet
Turin, Alberta is located in Alberta
Turin, Alberta
Location of Turin in Alberta
Coordinates:
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Southern Alberta
Census division 2
Municipal district Lethbridge County
Government
 • Governing body Lethbridge County Council
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 106
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code span T0K 2H0
Area code(s) +1-403
Highways Highway 25

Turin is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within the Lethbridge County.[2] It is located approximately 56 kilometres (35 mi) northeast of Lethbridge on Highway 25 and along a Canadian Pacific Railway line.

Sharing its name with Turin, Italy, an Olympic flag was erected in the hamlet to coincide with the 2006 Winter Olympics. It was founded in 1908 and named after the first settler's horse.[3]

Demographics

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Turin had a population of 106 living in 36 of its 37 total dwellings, a 2.9% change from its 2006 population of 103. With a land area of 0.25 km2 (0.097 sq mi), it had a population density of 424/km2 (1,098/sq mi) in 2011.[1]

In 2006, Turin had a population of 103 and an area of 0.25 square kilometres (0.097 sq mi).[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-04-07. 
  2. ^  
  3. ^ Coyote Flats Historical Society (1967). Coyote Flats : historical review, 1905-1965. Volume 1. Lethbridge: Southern Printing. p. 271. 
  4. ^  

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